I had only ghostwritten short pieces prior to that. I'll post the story on my website www. I was bitten by a raccoon at the Oakland Zoo in Same length, same money.
I pitched Tod a travel story idea shortly afterward. James sent out a group email to some writers. My notes said that they were in the health and wellness space so I prepared accordingly.The camaraderie was even greater this year because I enjoyed two days of it. Jim said he was open to pitches from new writers, so after his panel, I went up to introduce myself, and he gave me his business card. Then one of them asked me for two dollars. Speaking live was an excellent opportunity to get reacquainted and land a new assignment. I have significant personal experience with this, so I gave it a shot. I'm now working on my second Member Connections story. Wear enough of them so you can be seen easily from any angle, including a white light for the front. I threw my problem out to book writers on the forum essentially asking, "How do I cancel a contract without cutting my own throat? I hope to work with them again. The guy who told me my face was messed up was partially correct. When I offhandedly mentioned where I lived, the editor asked, "What's Buffalo like? Last year, he sold a book for me.
Holzman describes his own bike crash, and shares a key safety technique that many riders ignore: Helmets save lives, but they have to be worn right. The experience was great for all of us, and the editor came back to me to write two other books, also on a short time frame.
Maybe something in the reading was auspicious enough for her to keep me in mind when the gig came around.